NXS: Joe Gibbs Racing heads to Texas looking for more wins

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The Joe Gibbs Racing organization returns to Texas Motor Speedway looking to get their series leading 15thvictory at the 1.5-mile track this weekend in the Alsco Uniforms 250. Not only will Gibbs have the normal cast of Xfinity regulars – Brandon Jones, Harrison Burton, and Daniel Hemric – but also winningest driver in series history is slated to run as well – Kyle Busch. 

The 36-year-old, Las Vegas, Nevada native, Kyle Busch, has the strongest numbers at Texas Motor Speedway during his time in the Xfinity Series. He has the most poles (4), most wins (9) and most top fives (16). He’s also tied with Kevin Harvick and Matt Kenseth for the most top 10s (17) and he’s tied with Elliott Sadler for the most lead lap finishes (19). He’s the leader in laps completed at 4,292 and for laps led at 1,701 at Texas as well. Busch will be piloting the No. 54 Joe Gibbs Racing Toyota this weekend, looking for his 10th series victory. If Busch wins this weekend, Texas will become the second track in the series Busch has won at in double digits; joining Phoenix Raceway where he has 11 wins.  

Busch’s Joe Gibbs Racing teammate Harrison Burton won the Playoff Xfinity race at Texas last season and is looking to go back-to-back. Harrison Burton has the third-best driver rating at Texas, behind Kyle Busch and Harvick. He has an average finish of 4.3 and a pre-race driver rating of 113.6. Harrison also has the second-best green flag speed with an average of 174.638 mph behind Noah Gragson at 174.792 mph.